Author: Brian Walton

Amazon Prime Goes Live

We are happy to announce that SoniXCast Stations are now on Amazon Prime! Today we received notification that Amazon Prime Music is now listing SoniXCast Stations bringing SoniXCast Radio Content to over 7 million new subscribers. …But there were issues… Amazon developers never could tell us exactly how much network traffic would be generated and…

New Panic Button Feature in BoomBox

We are happy to announce the new Panic Button Feature in BoomBox 3.1! The panic button (heartbeat icon, upper right menu of the boombox control panel) feature executes repair routines that will fix issues most commonly reported by producers. Here is a list of repair routines: Repairs directory permissions Synchronizes Passwords (Services, FTP and Account)…

Interim Update Playlist & DJ Manager

We are happy to announce the release of BoomBox Playlist & DJ Manager version 3.1sc. This interim release addresses customer reported issues and finalizes the user interface conversion for the upcoming release of BoomBox Liquidsoap. Patches in this version The inability for some browsers to save playlist settings or apply folder changes. Upgraded UI components…

BoomBox AutoDJ Update

The next phase for the changeover from the old ShoutCast AutoDJ to Liquidsoap has been released. Customers are encouraged to check and/or adjust their DJ and Playlist priority settings. What’s Changed? Liquidsoap uses a concept called clocks and in order to achieve a seamless changeover, we needed to adjust some database settings. Primarily the priority…

Global Relay Updates

Some of you may have had issues with your relay url stopping after a few seconds. This issue has now been repaired for all SoniXCast customers. We apologize for the inconvenience. What Happened? Through our partnerships with Roku and iTunes, we were able to negotiate priority listings for SoniXCast Radio Stations. As a result listener…

BoomBox Finder Updated to 2.28

We are happy to announce the update of BoomBox 3.1 Finder File Manager Application to version 2.28. This release resolves customer reported issues and general security concerns: Hardening of underlying security system which jails users to their home directory. Separation of log and backup folders. Expanded the max upload limit to 2 gigabytes. Repaired the…

BoomBox 3.1 Patch for Chrome

We are happy to announce the release of the Chrome Browser Cache patch for BoomBox 3.1. The Issue: Chrome Browser (like Mozilla [Firefox]) uses proprietary caching to cache web pages for faster viewing. With the update to Bootstrap 4 in BoomBox 3.1, Chrome specifically ignored the standard directive to empty said cache when using forms…

Issues on CABHS30 & CABHS31

Full disclosure: Neither cabhs30 nor cabhs31 were ever down. The ip-address on each system was automatically changed due to some type of network attack we are still investigating. The status page uses the hostname for most systems which automatically updates whenever there is an ip-address change as do the redirects and relays. However, because cabhs30…

AutoDJ Patch 3.1.1.08

We are happy to announce the release of BoomBox AutoDJ patch version 3.1.1.08 which resolves the following reported customer issues: Unable to save existing DJ and Playlist settings Unable to create Playlist Invalid folder configuration Track Folder not created Customers who were having issues with the AutoDJ are encouraged to login and try again and…

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